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Milam Retired Teachers to meet Thursday at 2

Milam County Retired Teachers Association will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20 at Abiding Savior Lutheran Church in Cameron.

Holiday carols will be sung and holidays treats will be served. There will also be a memorial service for members who died this year.

Attendees are asked to bring donations of canned goods for the food pantry and a Christmas ornament to be hung on a tree that will be given to a family for Christmas.

All retired school personnel are invited.—Bram Younts, co-secretary

Sunshine quilters to meet here Thursday

Sunshine n’ Shadows Quilt Guild will meet at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 20 at Meadowbrook Baptist Church fellowship hall. Visitors are welcome, said Eddie Davidson, publicist. FMI: 446-6316.

Genealogy society dues now being collected

Milam County Genealogical Society members and potential members should pay dues by the first meeting next year, Jan. 22, to be eligible to vote for officers. Dues are: Individual $15, family $20, senior citizen $10, supporting member, $25.

Dues may be paid at any meeting, mailed to MCGS, c/o Lucy Patterson Library, 201 Ackerman, Rockdale TX 76567 (or dropped off at the library for MCGS), or mailed to treasurer Florene McDaniel, 6246 CR 314, Rockdale TX 76567.—Linda Whorton, publicity

Grief support meetings held monthly, Cameron

CAMERON—Standards Hospice is holding Grief Support Group meetings from 5 to 6 p.m. each second and fourth Wednesdays, according to Greg Nichols, bereavement coordinator. Location is Standards Hospice, 602 N Travis, Cameron, Texas. FMI: 254-284-0045, extension 2013.

Crown Garden’s yule meeting set Thursday

Members of Crown Garden Club will hold their Christmas luncheon and gift exchange on Thursday, Dec. 20 at the home of Patricia McKee.—Peggy Cooke, reporter

Town & Country Club holds dinner, tours

THORNDALE—Members of the Thorndale Town & Country Club held their annual Christmas dinner Dec. 6, at the Thorndale Area Chamber of Commerce building. The fourteen club members were greeted by a Christmas tree and fireplace decorated for the season and a formal table setting for the meal.

Officers provided side dishes and the club provided a ham, with desserts provided by other members.

Following the meal, members held a Chinese Christmas gift exchange a round t he f ireplace. Christmas wishes were shared with all members.

On Thursday, Dec. 13, nine members and one guest enjoyed a tour of member homes to view decorations and share Christmas treats.

Home visited were those of Peggy and Edward Weise in the Pleasant Retreat community, Laura and Billy Ray Locklin in the Salty community, and Darleen and Durwood Tucker in the Salty community. At each stop, members enjoyed a holiday treat and cof fee or tea while they toured the decorated rooms.

Next meeting will be at the home of Ethel Seelig in Thorn dale on Thursday, Jan. 10.—Darleen Tucker, secretary


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